How to spot a Banksy
Banksy is everywhere - here's how to spot the real deal courtesy of the BBC.
WPT Poker magazine issue 24
Happy New Year to all you Poker and Design fans. Here's the latest issue that you can pick up from WHSmiths or from the Future Mag store. This issue has Roland De Wolfe brooding moodily on the cover - the shot was taken during last years WSOPE in London. He gets good coverage in the mag as well with mentions in a number of features, the best of which is the Pro on Pro interview he takes part in with
Happy New Year
And to get things started here's Bob Staake's crazy ass video of his drawing technique using Photoshop 3.0. Magnificent.
"What is Vector?"
Well it could be a Kirkism or it could be this. But then, maybe it has something to do with this instead. Hmm?
Introducing Cormac Jordan
In the blog post below you'll notice a reference to Cormac as a contributor to the latest issue. Well he's an old friend from way back. He also happens to be a fine arts trained designer who can turn his hand to using the old crayons. The thumbnail shown here is just a taster of the finished artwork that appeared in the mag, in all he put together two images for me. This link sends you to his design
WPT Poker magazine issue 23
Belated plug of the latest issue - I've been mad busy recently on about seven different tangents, so keeping everything up to date has been difficult. Never mind you've still got chance to get hold of a copy and read about the following...Big Time: Start playing in the worlds biggest poker games. We show you how to prepare.Keep your own fishfinder database so that you can keep the 'roll afloatCoverage
So long Pixelsurgeon
Pixelsurgeon is being closed down, as the founders can no longer devote the necessary time to keep it viable. I'm sad to see it go, but can understand that with other projects they can no longer maintain the site. I've found a lot of very interesting links and leads there over the years. So to all who sailed in her/it - many thanks and good luck!
Smoke and mirrors
Well, just smoke actually. Here's a neat little tutorial for those stumped on how to generate a wispy smoke effect using Illustrator and Photoshop from PSDTuts.
WPT Poker mag: Issue 22
Vegas came to London recently for the WSOPE and we took the opportunity to bag an interview with Phil Hellmuth (whilst hobnobbing at the Savoy). We asked him about how he felt winning his eleventh bracelet. Also in town was Annette15, demon online player - she went on to win the London event right after we set our photographer loose on her! Apart from all of this we have the following in the latest
WPT Poker mag: Issue 21
David Williams takes a bow on our latest cover. We managed to track him down in Vegas for a photoshoot. He came well prepared - he had visited his jeweller beforehand and appeared with boxes containing $500,000 worth of bling. After turning the lights down a notch we bagged this great cover image. He'll be pleased to hear that we also feature his mum - she beat him in the WSOP!Get the mag to hear how